Michael Bucklin serves as Senior Vice President, Digital Content, FOX Sports, where he manages the production, distribution, and strategic integration of content across digital platforms including the award-winning FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com, as well as FOX Sports social media, video, and audio platforms. His team develops digital content to complement FOX Sports’ world-class coverage of the biggest events in live sports, including the Super Bowl, FIFA Men’s and Women’s World Cup, MLB World Series, top-level college football, NASCAR and much more, in addition to the network’s acclaimed studio programming.
Bucklin and his team have also developed several successful original digital franchises, including the NAACP Image Award-nominated CLUB SHAY SHAY, hosted by three-time Super Bowl champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, THE PEOPLE’S SPORTS PODCAST with Mark Titus and Charlotte Wilder, FLIPPIN’ BATS with Ben Verlander, THE NO. 1 RANKED SHOW with RJ Young, OUT OF CHARACTER with Ryan Satin and many more.
With a roster of more than 250 broadcast and multimedia personalities, FOX Sports’ digital department serves industry-leading personality and perspective for the modern American sports fan. Bucklin and the FOX Sports digital team have been recognized with numerous industry honors, including Sports Emmy, Webby, Shorty and Cynopsis awards.
Prior to joining FOX Sports in 2016, Bucklin spend over 10 years at ESPN rising among the ranks to producer of social content, leading social media strategy for SportsCenter, SportsNation, First Take, and others.
Bucklin is a graduate of the University of Georgia.